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Return to independence, personal growth comes with retail job

When another disability provider closed its doors last year, Michael Zalesky, who is in his mid-30s, was let go from a warehouse crew after three years. Family said he loved the work. Little did he know that months later, he ...

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Day at Capitol, chance for input, comaraderie

Minnesota Virtual Disability Services Day at the Capitol drew out groups from ProAct in Red Wing and Eagan. Some participated in the online rally and others met with their legislators to share their concerns. “We talked about funding, how it ...

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Love Bundles raise $630 in Shakopee

By Ali Brown, Shakopee Program Manager ProAct’s Shakopee Valentine’s Balloon Fundraiser looked a bit different this year, yes, due to COVID! On a normal year, our facility would be filled with red, pink and purple balloons for sale. Our participants ...

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CEO: Services grow, hopeful for future, benefits of vaccines

It’s a new year and there’s wider appreciation for something we have valued for a long time – socialization. Who could have predicted that a virus would help us to appreciate the small talk, the jokes and “how are you” ...

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CEO leaves legacy of trust, integrity, respect

Retiring ProAct CEO Steve Ditschler led the organization for some 20 years, coordinating an expansion from one to six locations and a fourfold increase in revenue. “I think ProAct is a better organization today than it was when Steve came, ...

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Support ProAct! Vote for us.

You can vote for ProAct as your favorite nonprofit. The more people who vote, the more likely we are to win $15,000! It’s part of the Choose Your Charity campaign sponsored by Old National Bank. Please support us by clicking ...

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Halloween in Shakopee

Participants donned celebratory outfits at ProAct in Shakopee for the end of October holiday. Check out the fun.

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From the President

June 1 was my beginning at ProAct and to say that our participants are dearly missed is an understatement. For many who rely on our services, the feeling is mutual. From the calls and e-mails we are getting, I know ...

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Eagan reopens for limited service

At the ProAct-West building in Eagan, expansive space has made way for people to enjoy services and practice social distancing as the nonprofit reopened in early July for classes. It was the first volley in a COVID-19-era return of day ...

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ProAct suspending many services starting March 20 in response to COVID-19

March 18, 2020 ProAct has worked diligently to ensure the health and safety of both our participants and staff during these challenging times relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. We take our role as a provider of disability services seriously and ...

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